Noteworthy Places to View Christmas Lights in Houston

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Everyone is ready for 2020 to end – but not before the holidays are here along with hopes for holiday cheer. Although many holiday traditions are being altered or skipped this holiday season, there is still cheer to be found! In many cities, including Houston, a festive activity that is still socially-distant is viewing Christmas lights around the town.

Whatever you’re looking for this year, there are multiple options for a festive outing either walking outdoors or driving past in your car. Check out the list below for the top spots to get lost in the twinkle of Christmas lights!

City Lights at Avenida Houston

City Lights at Avenida Houston is transforming the downtown plaza into a glorious light display for the holidays, which includes ice skating and all kinds of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come and enjoy a vast collection of festive holiday trees, decorated by the Alley Theater. Fun for the family, young and old, come and immerse yourself within the fun and holiday cheer sure to make your Christmas magical!

For more details, you can check out their website: HERE

Texas Winter Lights

The Marriott Marquis Houston is excited to bring you a brand new tradition for the season. Texas Winter Lights is a dynamic and interactive experience as you walk, or float, through their Parkview Terrace light display. Have a swim on the Texas-shaped lazy river, bedecked with lights! Never fear, this river is heated to 80 degrees throughout the winter. Dining and drinks can be had at High Dive while you snap picture-perfect memories and delight the kids with light-up games on the lawn. Thursday nights are movie nights by the pool, where you can snuggle by the firepits and enjoy your favorite holiday movies. Dates are limited for movie nights, on December 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 7:30 pm. However, the Texas Winter Lights at the Marriott Marquis Houston runs from November 27 through January 3.

For more details, visit their website and click: HERE

Self-Guided River Oaks Christmas Lights Tour

In River Oaks, you’ll find a glorious Christmas village in one of Houston’s loveliest neighborhoods. The residents go all out decorating their yards and homes with Christmas lights galore. The route begins at the River Oaks Country Club and winds through the neighborhood streets. These glorious displays will remind you of all your favorite holiday movies as you marvel at the innovation of these neighbors to bring you such dazzling holiday cheer. 

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